New York City has the largest single workforce in the United States, employing 100,000 people in its Garment District factories alone. With brilliant color images and thoughtful and engaging text, this book explores the many ways that jobs and industry contribute to life in an urban community. Aligned with the New York Citys Grade 2 social studies standard for Unit 2: New York City Over Time 3.1a, 4.1c, 4.1e, 4.1f.